Springfield man charged in drug bust

A 29-year-old Springfield man was arrested on Thursday, May 15 and faced several criminal drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed by police officers at his Pressey Line home.

Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and Drug Enforcement Unit searched the home and seized marijuana bud and shake, Percocet pills, Oxycodone pills, Morphine pills, Psylocibin (commonly known as “magic mushrooms”) and two firearms.

The seized drugs had the approximate value of $2,300.

A bail hearing was scheduled in a St. Thomas court on Friday, May 16 for the man who faced two separate drug trafficking charges as well as a marijuana production charge and two separate drug possession charges.

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